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'''IRC''' is a place where people of all types go to chat and even download files. IRC was very popular in the late 90s and early 00s for warez. It was also very popular for gaming clans to meet in order to coordinate themselves better. These days almost every website has a channel on some IRC network. Though it's not totally relevant to the ability to chat, most people who go on IRC don't know how to use most of the commands available to them. This is because they are retarded.
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'''IRC''' is a place where people of all types go to chat and share files. IRC was very popular in the late 90s and early 00s for warez. It was also very popular for gaming clans to meet in order to coordinate themselves better.
  
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These days, most social websites have a channel on some IRC network, even if it's not entirely obvious. IRC can be accessed through a web browser, making it seem as though it's just some sort of internal website chat, even though it's actually IRC based.
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You can connect to IRC right now without any extra setup. [http://fuxx.us/irc Visit the webchat page for LURKMORE IRC], enter your username and the channel you want to join (listed below). That's it, you're ready to chat.
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== LURKMORE IRC Information ==
 
  IRC network: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/lurkmore irc.lurkmore.com]
 
  IRC network: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/lurkmore irc.lurkmore.com]
 
  Network Channel: #lurkmore.<ref>{{cite web |url=irc://irc.lurkmore.com/lurkmore |title=irc.lurkmore.com #lurkmore}}</ref>
 
  Network Channel: #lurkmore.<ref>{{cite web |url=irc://irc.lurkmore.com/lurkmore |title=irc.lurkmore.com #lurkmore}}</ref>
[[#IRC Channels|Other channels below]]
 
== IRC Clients ==
 
If you need a client to get on IRC (and you don't want to [[#IRC Channels|use the web IRC below]]), you can use mIRC on Windows, [http://fuxx.us/mirc download mIRC v7.22] (install instructions in info.txt). Pidgin also has IRC built in! For Macs you can use [http://colloquy.info/ Colloquy]. If you are using Linux and you can't figure it out, that's a shame.
 
 
You can get a list of all the clients available on the Wikipedia page for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Internet_Relay_Chat_clients Comparison of Internet Relay Chat clients].
 
  
 
== IRC Channels ==
 
== IRC Channels ==
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=== #chanchan ===
 
=== #chanchan ===
 
'''#chanchan''' is the channel that [[CHANCHAN]] moved to after it was decided that ''EnterTheGame'' was not a suitable network for the site. Since the birth of CHANCHAN, the channel moved through six IRC networks until it reached the current one.
 
'''#chanchan''' is the channel that [[CHANCHAN]] moved to after it was decided that ''EnterTheGame'' was not a suitable network for the site. Since the birth of CHANCHAN, the channel moved through six IRC networks until it reached the current one.
* [http://fuxx.us/irc In browser chatting with friends]
 
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/chanchan irc.lurkmore.com #chanchan]
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/chanchan irc.lurkmore.com #chanchan]
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #chanchan</tt>
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #chanchan</tt>
  
 
=== #malegeneral ===
 
=== #malegeneral ===
'''#malegeneral''' is where fags hang out. This is currently the most popular channel on the network. You can enter the [http://fuxx.us/irc from your browser].
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'''#malegeneral''' is where fags hang out. This is currently the most popular channel on the network.
* [http://fuxx.us/irc In browser chatting with friends]
 
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/malegeneral irc.lurkmore.com #malegeneral]
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/malegeneral irc.lurkmore.com #malegeneral]
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #malegeneral</tt>
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #malegeneral</tt>
  
 
=== #tranchan ===
 
=== #tranchan ===
'''#tranchan''' is where the people of TranCHAN meet. You should join them and stay in there, because it's a pretty lame channel currently!
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'''#tranchan''' is where the regulars of TranCHAN should meet.
* [http://fuxx.us/irc In browser chatting with friends]
 
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/tranchan irc.lurkmore.com #tranchan]
 
* Click to connect in your client: [irc://irc.lurkmore.com/tranchan irc.lurkmore.com #tranchan]
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #tranchan</tt>
 
* Copy & paste into your client: <tt>/server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #tranchan</tt>
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== IRC Clients ==
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You can get a list of all the clients available on the Wikipedia page for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Internet_Relay_Chat_clients Comparison of Internet Relay Chat clients]. Some suggestions are listed below.
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=== Multi-OS ===
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[[Opera Web Browser]] and [[IM#Pidgin|Pidgin]] have IRC built in.
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=== Windows ===
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mIRC is a great client for Windows ([http://fuxx.us/mirc download mIRC here], install instructions in info.txt), though there are many more to choose from that may fit you better.
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=== Mac ===
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For Macs you can use [http://colloquy.info/ Colloquy].
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=== Linux ===
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If you are using Linux and you can't figure it out, that's a shame.
  
 
== Related articles ==
 
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Revision as of 18:15, 27 May 2012

IRC is a place where people of all types go to chat and share files. IRC was very popular in the late 90s and early 00s for warez. It was also very popular for gaming clans to meet in order to coordinate themselves better.

These days, most social websites have a channel on some IRC network, even if it's not entirely obvious. IRC can be accessed through a web browser, making it seem as though it's just some sort of internal website chat, even though it's actually IRC based.

You can connect to IRC right now without any extra setup. Visit the webchat page for LURKMORE IRC, enter your username and the channel you want to join (listed below). That's it, you're ready to chat.

LURKMORE IRC Information

IRC network: irc.lurkmore.com
Network Channel: #lurkmore.[1]

IRC Channels

The channels for each site are listed below. You can also get a full list of channels on the network by entering the command /list into your client.

#chanchan

#chanchan is the channel that CHANCHAN moved to after it was decided that EnterTheGame was not a suitable network for the site. Since the birth of CHANCHAN, the channel moved through six IRC networks until it reached the current one.

  • Click to connect in your client: irc.lurkmore.com #chanchan
  • Copy & paste into your client: /server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #chanchan

#malegeneral

#malegeneral is where fags hang out. This is currently the most popular channel on the network.

#tranchan

#tranchan is where the regulars of TranCHAN should meet.

  • Click to connect in your client: irc.lurkmore.com #tranchan
  • Copy & paste into your client: /server -m irc.lurkmore.com -j #tranchan

IRC Clients

You can get a list of all the clients available on the Wikipedia page for Comparison of Internet Relay Chat clients. Some suggestions are listed below.

Multi-OS

Opera Web Browser and Pidgin have IRC built in.

Windows

mIRC is a great client for Windows (download mIRC here, install instructions in info.txt), though there are many more to choose from that may fit you better.

Mac

For Macs you can use Colloquy.

Linux

If you are using Linux and you can't figure it out, that's a shame.

Related articles

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